AFCON Q: Atalanta forward Ademola Lookman vows to ‘give his best’ as Nigeria faces Sierra Leone

Nigeria’s Super Eagles need at least a draw against Sierra Leone to safeguard their ticket for the 2023 AFCON tournament. With the crucial tie coming up on Sunday, Nigerian star Ademola Lookman has assured the football community of giving his best. Despite facing injury and falling out of Gian Piero Gasperini’s starting lineup, Lookman was called up to Jose Peseiro’s 23-man roster to face the John Kiester’s troops.

Lookman, who has made an impressive impact at Atalanta BC, remains determined to give his best for the national team. Although he has faced challenges with fatigue and injury, Lookman expressed his commitment to ensuring that Nigeria secures their spot in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

In an interview with, Lookman stated, “If I could give my best, there is not much more than to give your best, and work hard. And to keep trying. Try to control what I can control.” When asked about his goal-scoring expectations, Lookman replied with a playful laugh, saying, “We’ll see.”

The Super Eagles squad will travel to Monrovia to face Sierra Leone star, and Lookman will be hoping to score his first goal this year since April 1st against Cremonese. As Nigeria’s hopes rest on a win or a draw, Lookman’s commitment and determination will be crucial to the team’s success.

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